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Afghanistan South-Central Asia 2004
Akrotiri Western Asia (n/a)
Albania Southern Europe 1998
Algeria Northern Africa 1989
American Samoa Polynesia (n/a)
Andorra Southern Europe 1993
Angola Middle Africa 2010
Anguilla Caribbean (n/a)
Antarctica Antarctica (n/a)
Antigua and Barbuda Caribbean 1981
Argentina South America 1853
Armenia Western Asia 1995
Aruba Caribbean (n/a)
Australia Australia/New Zealand 1901
Austria Western Europe 1920
Azerbaijan Western Asia 1995
Bahamas, The Caribbean 1973
Bahrain Western Asia 2002
Bangladesh South-Central Asia 1972
Barbados Caribbean 1966
Belarus Eastern Europe 1994
Belgium Western Europe 1831
Belize Central America 1981
Benin Western Africa 1990
Bermuda Northern America (n/a)
Bhutan South-Central Asia 2008
Bolivia South America 2009
Bosnia and Herzegovina Southern Europe 1995
Botswana Southern Africa 1966
Bougainville Melanesia (n/a)
Brazil South America 1988
British Indian Ocean Territory Eastern Africa (n/a)
British Virgin Islands Caribbean (n/a)
Brunei South-Eastern Asia 1959
Bulgaria Eastern Europe 1991
Burkina Faso Western Africa 1991
Burma (Myanmar) South-Eastern Asia 2008
Burundi Eastern Africa 2005
Cambodia South-Eastern Asia 1993
Cameroon Middle Africa 1972
Canada Northern America 1867
Cape Verde Western Africa 1992
Caribbean Netherlands Caribbean (n/a)
Cayman Islands Caribbean (n/a)
Central African Republic Middle Africa 2016
Chad Middle Africa 1996
Channel Islands Northern Europe (n/a)
Chile South America 1980
China Eastern Asia 1982
China-Tibet Eastern Asia (n/a)
Christmas Island Australia/New Zealand (n/a)
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Australia/New Zealand (n/a)
Colombia South America 1991
Comoros Eastern Africa 2001
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Middle Africa 2005
Congo, Republic of the Middle Africa 2015
Cook Islands Polynesia (n/a)
Costa Rica Central America 1949
Cote d'Ivoire Western Africa 2016
Croatia Southern Europe 1991
Cuba Caribbean 1976
Curacao Caribbean (n/a)
Cyprus Western Asia 1960
Czech Republic Eastern Europe 1993
Denmark Northern Europe 1953
Dhekelia Western Asia (n/a)
Djibouti Eastern Africa 1992
Dominica Caribbean 1978
Dominican Republic Caribbean 2015
Ecuador South America 2008
Egypt Northern Africa 2014
El Salvador Central America 1983
Equatorial Guinea Middle Africa 1991
Eritrea Eastern Africa 1997
Estonia Northern Europe 1992
Ethiopia Eastern Africa 1994
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) South America (n/a)
Faroe Islands Northern Europe (n/a)
Fiji Melanesia 2013
Finland Northern Europe 1999
France Western Europe 1958
French Guiana South America (n/a)
French Polynesia Polynesia (n/a)
Gabon Middle Africa 1991
Gambia, The Western Africa 1996
Georgia Western Asia 1995
Germany Western Europe 1949
Ghana Western Africa 1992
Gibraltar Southern Europe (n/a)
Greece Southern Europe 1975
Greenland Northern America (n/a)
Grenada Caribbean 1974
Guadeloupe Caribbean (n/a)
Guam Micronesia (region) (n/a)
Guatemala Central America 1985
Guernsey Northern Europe (n/a)
Guinea Western Africa 2010
Guinea-Bissau Western Africa 1984
Guyana South America 1980
Haiti Caribbean 1987
Honduras Central America 1982
Hong Kong Eastern Asia (n/a)
Hungary Eastern Europe 2011
Iceland Northern Europe 1944
India South-Central Asia 1949
Indonesia South-Eastern Asia 1945
Iran South-Central Asia 1979
Iraq Western Asia 2005
Ireland Northern Europe 1937
Isle of Man Northern Europe (n/a)
Israel Western Asia 1958
Italy Southern Europe 1947
Jamaica Caribbean 1962
Japan Eastern Asia 1946
Jersey Northern Europe (n/a)
Jordan Western Asia 1952
Kazakhstan South-Central Asia 1995
Kenya Eastern Africa 2010
Kiribati Micronesia (region) 1979
Korea, (North) Democratic Republic of Eastern Asia 1948
Korea, (South) Republic of Eastern Asia 1948
Kosovo Southern Europe 2008
Kuwait Western Asia 1962
Kyrgyzstan South-Central Asia 2010
Laos South-Eastern Asia 1991
Latvia Northern Europe 1991
Lebanon Western Asia 1926
Lesotho Southern Africa 1993
Liberia Western Africa 1986
Libya Northern Africa 2011
Liechtenstein Western Europe 1921
Lithuania Northern Europe 1992
Luxembourg Western Europe 1868
Macau Eastern Asia (n/a)
Macedonia Southern Europe 1991
Madagascar Eastern Africa 2010
Malawi Eastern Africa 1994
Malaysia South-Eastern Asia 1957
Maldives South-Central Asia 2008
Mali Western Africa 1992
Malta Southern Europe 1964
Marshall Islands Micronesia (region) 1979
Martinique Caribbean (n/a)
Mauritania Western Africa 1991
Mauritius Eastern Africa 1968
Mayotte Eastern Africa (n/a)
Mexico Central America 1917
Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia (region) 1978
Moldova Eastern Europe 1994
Monaco Western Europe 1962
Mongolia Eastern Asia 1992
Montenegro Southern Europe 2007
Montserrat Caribbean (n/a)
Morocco Northern Africa 2011
Mozambique Eastern Africa 2004
Namibia Southern Africa 1990
Nauru Micronesia (region) 1968
Nepal South-Central Asia 2015
Netherlands Western Europe 1815
New Caledonia Melanesia (n/a)
New Zealand Australia/New Zealand 1852
Nicaragua Central America 1986
Niger Western Africa 2010
Nigeria Western Africa 1999
Niue Polynesia (n/a)
Norfolk Island Australia/New Zealand (n/a)
Northern Cyprus Western Asia 1985
Northern Mariana Islands Micronesia (region) (n/a)
Norway Northern Europe 1814
Occupied Palestinian Territories Western Asia 2002
Oman Western Asia 1996
Pakistan South-Central Asia 1973
Palau Micronesia (region) 1981
Panama Central America 1972
Papua New Guinea Melanesia 1975
Paraguay South America 1992
Peru South America 1993
Philippines South-Eastern Asia 1987
Pitcairn Islands Polynesia (n/a)
Poland Eastern Europe 1997
Portugal Southern Europe 1976
Puerto Rico Caribbean (n/a)
Qatar Western Asia 2003
Reunion Eastern Africa (n/a)
Romania Eastern Europe 1991
Russia Eastern Europe 1993
Rwanda Eastern Africa 2003
Saint Barthelemy Caribbean (n/a)
Saint Helena Western Africa (n/a)
Saint Kitts and Nevis Caribbean 1983
Saint Lucia Caribbean 1978
Saint Martin Caribbean (n/a)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Northern America (n/a)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Caribbean 1979
Samoa Polynesia 1960
San Marino Southern Europe 1600
Sao Tome and Principe Middle Africa 1975
Saudi Arabia Western Asia 1992
Senegal Western Africa 2001
Serbia Southern Europe 2006
Seychelles Eastern Africa 1993
Sierra Leone Western Africa 1991
Singapore South-Eastern Asia 1963
Sint Maarten Caribbean (n/a)
Slovakia Eastern Europe 1992
Slovenia Southern Europe 1991
Solomon Islands Melanesia 1978
Somalia Eastern Africa 2012
Somaliland Eastern Africa (n/a)
South Africa Southern Africa 1996
South Sudan Eastern Africa 2011
Spain Southern Europe 1978
Spanish North Africa Northern Africa (n/a)
Sri Lanka South-Central Asia 1978
Sudan Northern Africa 2005
Suriname South America 1987
Svalbard Northern Europe (n/a)
Swaziland Southern Africa 2005
Sweden Northern Europe (n/a)
Switzerland Western Europe 1999
Syria Western Asia 2005
Taiwan Eastern Asia 1947
Tajikistan South-Central Asia 1994
Tanzania Eastern Africa 1977
Thailand South-Eastern Asia 2017
Timor-Leste South-Eastern Asia 2002
Togo Western Africa 1992
Tokelau Polynesia (n/a)
Tonga Polynesia 1875
Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean 1976
Tunisia Northern Africa 2014
Turkey Western Asia 1982
Turkmenistan South-Central Asia 2008
Turks and Caicos Islands Caribbean (n/a)
Tuvalu Polynesia 1986
Uganda Eastern Africa 1995
Ukraine Eastern Europe 1996
United Arab Emirates Western Asia 1971
United Kingdom Northern Europe (n/a)
United States (General) Northern America 1787
Uruguay South America 1966
Uzbekistan South-Central Asia 1992
Vanuatu Melanesia 1980
Vatican City Southern Europe (n/a)
Venezuela South America 1999
Vietnam South-Eastern Asia 1992
Virgin Islands (U.S.) Caribbean (n/a)
Wallis and Futuna Polynesia (n/a)
Western Sahara Northern Africa (n/a)
Yemen Western Asia 2001
Zambia Eastern Africa 1991
Zimbabwe Eastern Africa 2013
     


Sources

1 Text from country constitutions was copied from primary documents obtained online using a variety of sources, including the Constitute Project, World Constitutions Illustrated, and government sources. When the text was in a language other than English, it was translated to English by ARDA staff or with web-based translation utilities such as Google Translate. Emphases were added to the text by ARDA staff to differentiate religious content from non-religious content. Text is current to the date listed in the "Current as of" field shown above. Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are aware of any incorrect information provided on this page.

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